Orlean to the Library

Orlean to the Library

Susan Orlean, author of the bestselling nonfiction books The Orchid Thief and Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, has picked her next project. “Today marks the start of work on my new book about the Los Angeles Public Library,” she Tweeted Tuesday. Orlean plans to start the story with the 1986 fire that nearly destroyed the building and led to its expansion. Publisher Simon & Schuster has not set a release date.

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